In The News: Graduate College

The Chronicle of Higher Education

How a national project aims to give master’s and doctoral students the same level of attention as first-year undergraduates.

Desert Companion

Nevada’s graduate assistants are blowing the whistle about exploitative pay, so why did Governor Lombardo just veto a bill that would’ve improved it?

Environmental Protection Agency

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced $24,994 in funding for a student team at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV) as part of the Agency’s People, Prosperity, and the Planet (P3) Program seeking solutions to environmental and public health challenges. The UNLV team, one of 21 award winners nationwide, is researching a cost-effective, simple process using agricultural waste biomass products to clean the drinking water supply.

KSNV-TV: News 3

New funding will make going to grad school a lot easier for locals. According to UNLV, the number of total graduate assistantships (GA) is set to increase.

Starts At 60

For years, scientists and dieticians have advocated the importance of maintaining a healthy gut, particularly for the benefit of our immune system. However, scientists are now also learning about the gut’s impact on our cognitive health.

Cheddar News

We know the world can be tough sometimes, so we'd like to take a moment to share One Good Thing happening in the world today. With graduation season in full swing, the reality is that some of our loved ones aren't always able to be at the ceremony in-person, but one father was willing to travel over 30 hours from the Middle East for the special day. U.S. Navy petty officer second-class Douglas Hernandez coordinated with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas to surprise his daughter Pamela at graduation.

ABC News

The father and daughter hadn't seen each other since last summer.

Cafe Mom

Whether it’s kindergarten or an advanced degree, graduation is a joyous time in the lives of students and their parents. Completing an academic program takes determination, dedication, and perseverance when things get daunting. So walking across that stage is a moment you usually want to share with all of your loved ones, especially the parents who helped get you to this point in your life.

Good Morning America

Douglas Hernandez flew in from overseas to see his daughter graduate!

Good Morning America

A Navy service member who had been stationed in the Middle East since last summer traveled more than 30 hours to surprise his daughter at her graduation on May 12.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5

There was a big surprise for one UNLV student at her graduation ceremony on Friday.

Sunny 106.5

A commencement ceremony turned into an emotional reunion for a UNLV graduate and her military father. During Friday's graduation, Pamela Hernandez received the surprise of a lifetime when she was reunited with her father after almost a year apart.